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Charlie Chaplin's "The Fireman"


Published 1916


Charlie Chaplins 52nd Film Released June 12 1916

The Fireman was the second film Charlie Chaplin created for Mutual Films in 1916. Released in June 1916, it starred Charlie as the fireman and Edna Purviance as the daughter to Leo White. Leo White played a character trying to arrange with Eric Campbell (the fire chief) to have his house burn down so he could collection the insurance money. Shows some early day street scenes in the surrounding Los Angeles area.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0006684/


Audio/Visual sound, B/W
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Reviewer: markinalpine - - January 17, 2007
Subject: Better than many
Well above the level of the Keystone era. The review here at archive.org has Leo White as the actor offering his daughter's hand to the fire chief in exchange for letting his house burn for the insurance. Actually the girl's(Purviance) father was played by Lloyd Bacon, Leo White, of Mustache fame, played the man who was desparate for his burning house to be saved.
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